THE ILLUSTRATED MAGAZINE OF NEW WRITING

Popshot is an illustrated literary magazine that publishes short stories, flash fiction, and poetry from the literary new blood.

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THE BREAK-UP

With much of the planet in conflict, a unique solution is settled upon in Charlie Galbraith's short story. Illustration by Matt Harrison Clough.

DECEMBER 8TH 2016

SUBMIT YOUR WRITING
TO THE FUTURE ISSUE

Literary submissions are now open for our 17th issue on the theme of 'Future'. Send in your short fiction or poetry before the January 26th deadline.

DECEMBER 1ST 2016

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VERY, VERY WINTER

Thomas Willshire's poem captures that frustrated, deep longing for warmer weather that ascends once winter arrives. Illustration by Katey Harvey.

NOVEMBER 29TH 2016

A GIFT FOR A
LITERATURE LOVER

With Christmas around the corner, what do you get for that person with a penchant for literature, short fiction or poetry? We might have the answer...

NOVEMBER 24TH 2016

AUTUMN'S LAST CALL

A poem by Marcus Smith, capturing the energy, atmosphere and excitement that hangs in the air before an adventure. Illustration by Stuart Patience.

NOVEMBER 22ND 2016

WALKING WATER

A day at the beach takes a surprising turn in Carol Farrelly's short story of paralysis, courage and willpower. Illustration by Jörn Kaspuhl.

NOVEMBER 18TH 2016

THESE DAYS BELONG TO US

Austin Harlingham's poem rallies against the monotony of the rat race, celebrating the world out there we haven't yet explored. Illustration by Chris Ede.

NOVEMBER 15TH 2016

THE HEALING TONGUE

Faced with losing his eyesight, an elderly man puts his hope in a circus performer with an unconventional gift in Mike Fox's short story. Illustration by Luis Pinto.

NOVEMBER 8TH 2016

DESCENDANTS

Inspired by a photo of a stranger on a friend's wall, Sharon Lask Munson's poem considers the nature of our relationships to our ancestors. Illustration by Yaimel Lopez.

NOVEMBER 3RD 2016

TRACED BACK HERE

A man tries to unshroud the mystery of his parents and his past in Ty Landers' short story, set in the American South. Illustration by Bartosz Kosowski.

OCTOBER 28TH 2016

YOU'RE USED TO SLOWNESS

A hope-filled poem by Katherine Venn, referencing the slowness that exists before a major change in one's life. Illustration by Silvia Stecher.

OCTOBER 25TH 2016

THE GIFT

A woman uncovers a curious truth as she explores the house she's been gifted by a perfect stranger. Short story by Christine Burns, illustration by Elina V.G.

OCTOBER 19TH 2016

SAIL

A poem by Gavin Bryce, inspired by the miraculous first few hours of his son's life and its maritime parallels. Illustration by Ricardo Bessa.

OCTOBER 15TH 2016

ISSUE 16 IN 16 SECONDS

A swift inhalation of every single page from our recently launched Hope issue, condensed into a 16 second animated GIF for optimum sensory overload.

OCTOBER 13TH 2016